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  Topic: Collection from Dany Mabillard
Carles Millan

Replies: 180
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Nov 06, 2022 15:03   Subject: Re: Collection from Dany Mabillard
Nice specimen. Good colors and architecture.
  Topic: Silvia's Collection
Carles Millan

Replies: 206
Views: 52983

PostForum: Women's Private Collections   Posted: Oct 31, 2022 14:02   Subject: Re: Baryte - Silvia's Collection
We have many specimens that just will not behave when they see the camera. They look great to the eye but they look too average when a photo is taken. It is not an easy task as what works well with on ...
  Topic: Money talks, especially in the hobby of mineral collecting
Carles Millan

Replies: 24
Views: 2836

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Oct 30, 2022 09:24   Subject: Re: Money talks, especially in the hobby of mineral collecting
And the superb booklet from Rock H. Currier About Mineral Collecting, a reprint of the Mineralogical Record. I'm never tired of re-reading it. I'm still missing Rock a lot.Here you have its full trans ...
  Topic: Money talks, especially in the hobby of mineral collecting
Carles Millan

Replies: 24
Views: 2836

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Oct 29, 2022 08:02   Subject: Re: Money talks, especially in the hobby of mineral collecting
And the superb booklet from Rock H. Currier About Mineral Collecting, a reprint of the Mineralogical Record. I'm never tired of re-reading it. I'm still missing Rock a lot.
  Topic: Money talks, especially in the hobby of mineral collecting
Carles Millan

Replies: 24
Views: 2836

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Oct 29, 2022 03:35   Subject: Re: Money talks, especially in the hobby of mineral collecting
Like all the MIM minerals they are suberb, but what else do you expect. Money talks, especially in the hobby of mineral collecting. The more money the better the specimen - the simplicity of economics ...
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Carles Millan

Replies: 1146
Views: 1447402

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Oct 03, 2022 14:30   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
Hi Tobi!

Good taste and good eyes yours. Congratulations on the Spanish fluorite and the phantom quartz.
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Carles Millan

Replies: 1146
Views: 1447402

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Sep 17, 2022 03:30   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
Amethyst from Bolivia:
A nice and large specimen from this prolific deposit. It must weigh a lot, doesn't it?
  Topic: What is the location of this calcite?
Carles Millan

Replies: 4
Views: 1152

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Sep 14, 2022 10:35   Subject: Re: What is the location of this calcite?
Perhaps somewhere in the USA Midwest: Kansas or Missouri, even Tennessee.
  Topic: I hesitate between Sweet Home Mine and Peru (Áncash)
Carles Millan

Replies: 7
Views: 1263

PostForum: What is it? - Where is it from?   Posted: Sep 10, 2022 02:59   Subject: Re: I hesitate between Sweet Home Mine and Peru (Áncash)
I would say it's from Huayllapon Mine, Pasto Bueno, Ancash, Peru.
  Topic: Collection of Enrique Llorens
Carles Millan

Replies: 366
Views: 351045

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Aug 28, 2022 05:41   Subject: Re: Collection of Enrique Llorens
Lovely specimens of quartz, especially the second. Nice color and excellent aesthetics.
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Carles Millan

Replies: 1146
Views: 1447402

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jun 19, 2022 08:44   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
Congratulations, Tobi.
I bought that book three months ago but couldn't identify the specimen as yours. Actually a piece of museum size and quality.
And yes, it's an excellent book.
  Topic: Collection of Tobi
Carles Millan

Replies: 1146
Views: 1447402

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jun 04, 2022 04:12   Subject: Re: Collection of Tobi
Hello Tobi

I'm very glad you finally got one of your dreams. That German classic is an excellent specimen worthy of a museum. An unusual color for the species with very well defined cubes. Absolute ...
  Topic: Don Lum Collection
Carles Millan

Replies: 1938
Views: 1714348

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: May 23, 2022 03:17   Subject: Re: Don Lum Collection
Very nice color, Don!
  Topic: Collection of Michael Shaw
Carles Millan

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Views: 1970222

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: May 05, 2022 08:42   Subject: Re: Collection of Michael Shaw
Very good barite. Perfect and transparent crystals, with that green color that gives them a touch of elegance.
  Topic: Collection of Carles Millan
Carles Millan

Replies: 921
Views: 1621752

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: May 02, 2022 03:24   Subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan
Dany and Tobi,

Thank you very much to both for posting your comments. I appreciate them a lot.
  Topic: Collection of Carles Millan
Carles Millan

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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: May 01, 2022 13:45   Subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan
Don and Enrique, many thanks for your kind comments.
  Topic: Collection of Carles Millan
Carles Millan

Replies: 921
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PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: May 01, 2022 09:37   Subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan
Outstanding quality. The Amazonite looks translucent. Congratulations.
Hi Sante

The crystals are not actually translucent, but I think they would be if they were much thinner.
Glad you like it. T ...
  Topic: Collection of Carles Millan
Carles Millan

Replies: 921
Views: 1621752

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: May 01, 2022 05:56   Subject: Collection of Carles Millan: Microcline from Colorado
Microcline - K(AlSi3O8), quartz - SiO2

Well balanced classic combination with lustrous microcline blue-green crystals aesthetically set among translucent smoky quartz crystals that add a nice color ...
  Topic: Collection of Carles Millan
Carles Millan

Replies: 921
Views: 1621752

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Apr 16, 2022 06:06   Subject: Collection of Carles Millan: Celestine from Madagascar
Celestine - SrSO4

Just one among hundreds of thousands of celestine specimens from Madagascar (low price but high quality).

A typical group of pale blue lustrous transparent celestine crystals s ...
  Topic: Collection of Carles Millan
Carles Millan

Replies: 921
Views: 1621752

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Apr 09, 2022 14:09   Subject: Re: Collection of Carles Millan
Beautiful and special Celestine Carles
Hello!
I'm very glad that you like it. Thank you for your compliments.
 
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